Food is Medicine South Carolina
A Committee of the South Carolina Food Policy Council
The purpose of convening is to improve coordination among organizations working on healthy eating initiatives in health care settings in South Carolina.
WHO WE ARE
Members represent different sectors including, state government, nonprofit organizations, higher education, health systems, and health care providers in South Carolina.
Provide resources for health care and community partners.
Create a consistent brand for Food is Medicine South Carolina messaging for all member partners to use.
Develop and deliver educational information to health care staff and patients.
Encourage and facilitate the scaling up of food insecurity screenings and referrals statewide, with an emphasis on rural and under-resourced communities.
Commit to health equity by addressing structural barriers that inhibit healthy food access.
Develop a sustainability plan for Food is Medicine South Carolina.
OUR PLANS IN 2022
Update subcommittee purposes and objectives
Develop short- and long-term strategies to carry out our objectives
Continue to expand membership
Interested in joining a Food is Medicine South Carolina meeting?
The full Committee will meet quarterly in 2022.
Click on a meeting date to register for the Zoom meeting.
February 24, 2022
May 26, 2022
August 25, 2022
December 13, 2022
COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE
Each subcommittee has a leader or co-leaders, and has a recurring meeting time beginning in January 2022.